The Industry Takeover All Dayer is back!
SUPPORTING THE TALENT OF TOMORROW. FROM THE UNDERGROUND UP.
- Talking Heads panels debating politics and predicting trends.
- How to Steal My Job music industry master classes.
- One-to-one Ask the Expert surgeries.
- A&R Essentials with the who’s who of Black music culture.
- Showcase sessions featuring cutting-edge underground talent.
- Industry Market Place and Networking where the ambitious and entrepreneurial meet the music industry.
PREVIOUS EVENT: Saturday 4th September
Future event listings will be shown below
J2K – Co-founder, Founder, Partner
Jason Black is a busy man. A foundation grime artist turned vastly successful entrepreneur, self-made marketer, consultant and all-round ideas man, he’s quietly become one of young Britain’s most prolific business minds over…
Jason Kavuma ‘Scully’, No Signal Presenter
Head of production at No Signal Radio and radio presenter.
Yemi Abiade – Contributing Editor for TRENCH
Yemi Abiade is a London-based writer, curator and podcaster who specialises in written works exploring music and culture. He is a Contributing Editor for TRENCH and has written for The…
Jammer – Producer, MC & Grime Pioneer
Jammer is one of the foundational linchpins of the grime scene. Known for his humour and creative genius to his many followers, he’s also part of Boy Better Know and…
Irene Agbontaen – Designer & Creative Consultant
A global tastemaker and opinion former, Irene is the ultimate connector at the heart of cultural relevancy for brands and talent alike. Well respected across fashion, music & culture. Irene…
Dj Target – DJ, Presenter & Author
A pioneer of Grime music and one of the founding members of chart topping group Roll Deep, Target’s journey started in the Garage scene with Pay As You Go Cartel…
Wale Kalejaiye – Associate in the Music Group
Coming to law from a background in music, Wale has built a burgeoning music practice representing rising stars from across the globe, working with talented artists, songwriters and producers as…
Ella-Bonai Gordon, Artist Manager & A&R Consultant
Ella-Bonai Gordon is a 25-year-old, London-based artist manager and A&R Manager. Formerly part of Renowned Management, she works primarily with fast-rising Hackney singer-songwriter Hamzaa, and Presenter/DJ Henrie. Hailing from Lewisham,…
Nadia Jae – Presenter & Radio DJ
Nadia Jae is a dynamic Presenter and Radio DJ. Known for her fun and professional presenting style interviewing the likes of Stormzy, Jamie Foxx, Idris Elba, Anthony Joshua. Nadia has…
Leo O’Brien – Member Development Specialist, PPL
Leo works with emerging performers and record labels to ensure they are fully-registered and that their rights are being managed correctly, therefore maximising the revenue they receive as a result.…
Nayana – Emerging Artist: UD Flames & Incubator
Nayana is a 19 year old rnb/soul singer/songwriter from north London and part of the UD Flames Collective and Incubator.
Shauni Caballero – Music Publishing, The Go 2 Agency
Shauni Caballero is a former Universal Music and PRS for Music Exec, founded The Go 2 Agency a Music Publishing and Consultancy company to help Artists, Writers and Producers make…
Poet – Unprofessional Poet
Poet is a creative who has worked with the scene or culture for over 10 years. Introducing himself within the Grime era he then went on to make several transitions…
Hattie Collins – Journalist & Author
Hattie Collins is an award-winning journalist and a published author with over 17 years of experience in the music industry. Starting as a freelancer in 2003, Hattie is currently Editorial Consultant at Apple Music…
Mali Emeka – A&R Scout, Parlophone Records (Warner Music Group)
Mali Emeka is one of the youngest figures in the music industry and is currently applying his expertise as an A&R Scout at Parlophone Records. Working with developing artist AdzMilli who…
Amber Grandidier – Emerging Artist: UD Flames & Incubator
Amber Grandidier is an 18-year-old musician from London, who incorporates her French heritage into her music while simultaneously combining foundational British soul with contemporary RnB. Amber’s sound effortlessly reflects the…
Janaya Cowie – Label Manager
Janaya Cowie has privately worked alongside her brother, Wiley, since their teenage years. A consistent presence when it comes to handling business, Janaya has been bearing witness to the grime…
Raj Kathwadia – Music Writer
Full time father, part time instant noodle connoisseur, Rajveer Kathwadia has been a writer since joining RWDmag’s editorial team in 2005. Originally only meant to complete a three-month work experience…
Alex Sparks – Senior A&R Manager, Island Records, Universal Music UK
Worked in A&R for over 8 years. Currently Senior A&R Manager at Island Records, Previously A&R at Ministry of Sound and Sony/ATV music publishing. Current Roster: ArrDee , Jack Fowler…
Gaika – Artist
Immigrant son gangster magnetic poet profit prophetic can you see the tomorrow’s world stand firm before you run out of road run out of breath or run out of hope…
Jasmine Dotiwala – Multimedia journalist, broadcaster and inclusion leader
Jasmine Dotiwala has over 25 years of experience as a Head of department, manager, broadcaster, producer, director and columnist at brands like Netflix UK, Media Trust, Channel 4 News, MTV…
Elijah – Artist Manager, DJ & writer
Elijah is an artist manager, DJ and writer who shares notes daily on Instagram about sustainable artist creation, the music industry and the future of work.
Tim Hoad – CEO, KING
From a background of skateboarding and Pro snowboarding, CEO and co-founder Tim Hoad set up KING back in 2003. It is now one of the foremost UK streetwear brands in…
Sharlotte Ritchie – Director Global Communications, Universal Music Group
After graduating with a First in Music Management Branding & Promotion (BA Hons) from Bucks New University, Sharlotte started her career in communications at Viacom International Media Networks (now ViacomCBS),…
Molly Elizabeth – Emerging Artist: UD Flames & Incubator
Today, remarkable new British talent Molly Elizabeth releases her debut single, ‘Please Just Wait’, produced by rising female producer Lauren Faith (KAYTRANADA). When Molly was just 14-years-old, a chance meeting…
Rich Castillo – A&R Director, Atlantic Records UK
Rich Castillo is an A&R Director at Atlantic Records UK. Since joining Atlantic from Sony/ATV Publishing in 2020, Rich has been the driving force for key signings including the hotly-tipped…
Kosi Kompeta – Marketing Manager, Parlophone Records (Warner Music Group)
Kosi Sompeta is a Marketing Manager at Parlophone Records (Warner Music Group) currently working with a range of domestic and international acts across the Drill, Hip-Hop/Rap & R&B genres. Since officially embarking…
Cian Cooper Davies – A&R Manager, 0207 Def Jam, Universal Music UK
I am now 10 years in to my journey in the music industry. From learning the ‘game’ in my early 20’s, I am now focusing on A&R. I signed Young…
Casey Amber – Marketing Manager, Parlophone Records (Warner Music Group)
Casey Amber is a Marketing Manager at Parlophone Records (Warner Music Group) currently working with an array of both domestic and international acts across the Hip-Hop, Rap & R&B genres.…
Chris Cooke – Co-Founder & MD, CMU
Chris Cooke is co-Founder and MD of CMU, a company that helps people navigate and understand the music business. It does this through media like the CMU Daily bulletin, Setlist podcast…
Davina Merchant – A&R Manager, Downtown Music
Starting her career as an enthusiastic entertainment journalist, Davina was passionate about breaking more stories to champion those behind the music. Her exceptional ambition meant that pursuing a career in…
Hardy Caprio – Artist
Regarded as the next to fly the flag for Croydon, Hardy Caprio has quickly proven why he is worthy of this title that is so highly anticipated, by gatecrashing and…
Komali Scott-Jones – A&R Director, AWAL
Komali Scott-Jones is an A&R Director at AWAL. Formerly A&R at Parlophone Records, she is also co-founder of The DEBRIEF; a growing community and quarterly event established in 2019, which…
Krish Kudhail – Senior Artist Marketing Manager, Platoon at Apple
Krish Kudhail is an MA Music Business Management graduate, who has a high level of expertise working in Drill, Afrobeats, Rap & Hip Hop Music. Krish has worked on many…